A technique for frameless stereotaxy and placement of transarticular screws for atlanto-axial instability in rheumatoid arthritis


The aim of the present study was to outline a new surgical technique and describe how, in a clinical setting, computer-generated image-guidance can assist in the planning and accurate placement of transarticular C1/C2 screws inserted using a minimally invasive exposure. Forty-six patients with atlanto-axial instability due to rheumatoid arthritis underwent… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005860100252


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